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Dec 9, 2012 7:30pm EST
was the fbi spokesman, he was often not helpful, but you could always get him on the phone and if you had a good story he could confirm it by laughing. a deep laugh men you were on the right track. no laughter meant, no. >> it looks like the tide is very much going against republicans. do you agree with that? >> welle, no, quite frankly. if i think in the short, political term, yes. the polling shows republicans will be blamed. but remember, this is the obama- era. it will go down as his economy. i ask people, who was speaker of the house during the great depression when roosevelt was president. i will give $100 to anyone who can name to the speaker of the house was in that critical first 100 days. henry thomas are rainey. there is a name that is in the history books. the point of being that speaker bay near -- speaker john boehner is an important player, but it is obama's job to lead and the fine. if there are negative consequences here, it will be in the obama-era that things did not get fixed. who is the australian finance minister who says we are deep -- the united states is one of bu
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 7:00am EST
and interest groups. this house appropriations letter details above 24,000 jobs. talk about 3000 fbi employees. it talked about a head start programs -- 100,000 fewer children been involved -- and rolled. it took about women's health programs. about 45,000 low-income women would heard that, and a nutrition program, about 900,000 would lose out, and about 16,000 fewer teachers. host: here are some others from bloomberg news -- national institutes of health, to $0.5 billion. after the been gauzy thing, that could be cut. -- libya thing, that could be cut. guest: they're trying to put some of the embassy money back, i just read. i have heard that the sequestration cuts would be the equivalent of shutting down parks. that would be something people would notice. host: both sides are trying to come up with a compromise. with the republicans want to do? -- what do the republicans want to do? guest: they have more emphasis on spending cuts, in john boehner has come up with a $2 trillion planned over 10 years, and offered $800 billion in revenue he would like to get from tax reform, broadening the base
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am EST
was trying to get to rise, she has and permission from the fbi. they say she should have investigated the fbi. how will she looked at investigating the fbi? they look at silly stuff and people are supposed to believe it. instead of john boehner, his name is b-o-e-h-n-e-r-- pronounced it right. >> his name is john boehner. it is how we pronounced it. some news from overseas, this is from the bbc. hugo chavez and need of cancer surgery. he only returned to cuba on friday. tests had detected more cancerous cells. there is this from the associated press. the south african president visited nelson mandela who is a in the president. -- who is a dental the hospital. he was admitted to a military hospital. he found the frail 94-year-old to be comfortable and in good care. we will turn our attention to the issue that has dominated our discussion since the election. we will continue to do so over the next few weeks. the president reject talks continue on the phone on the fiscal cliffs. what is happening behind the scenes? as next. we will have our sunday round table. all weekend long on but tv and amer
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 10:00am EST
an fbi program for limited deposit insurance for certain accounts, as part of the banking crisis response. you can see it live on our companion network c-span2. off the floor, negotiations continue on the fiscal cliff. this morning "washington journal" talk to a business representative about his take on the negotiations. host: let's begin with what is business forward, how did it come about? guest: is simple mission. our job is to make it easier for business leaders in the country who care about policy issues but did not have a washington office or a lobbyist, to speak about the issues of public policy. host: is this a brand-new organization? who is involved? >> we have been around 3 1/2 years, supported by some of the biggest companies of the world, with business leaders are in the country. we go out to small business owners, entrepreneurs, venture capitalist to get them involved in policy-making. what we do is we bring administration officials, members of congress, governors out to cities around the country to be briefings with business leaders. what we also do is bring the business lea
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm EST
relationships. when john was the f.b.i. spokesman, he was often not helpful, but you could always talk to him and get him on the phone. if you had a good story, he would confirm it by laughing. a deep laugh meant you were on the right track. no laughter meant no. >> now, it looks like the tide is very much going against republicans. do you agree with that? >> well, no. i think in the short political terms, yes. the polling shows republicans will be blamed, but remember this is the obama era. it's going to go down -- it is his economy. i asked people, who was speaker of the house during the great depression when roosevelt was president? i'll give $100 to anyone who can name who the speaker of the house was in the critical first 100 days. >> jim would know. >> henry thomas rainey. that's a name that's in the history books. point being, speaker boehner's an important player and this is significant, but it is obama's job to lead and define. so if there are negative consequences here, particularly in the economy, it's going to be in the obama era things didn't get fixed. who is it, the australian
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
centers around the country of the fbi. we know they understand the operating characteristics necessary to have a freight and passenger work together. we have had a 40 year partnership with them to read we are concerned about what the current contracts are, the current labor agreements out there. how would all of that be handled if the amtrak inner-city network were parceled out to other operators brest mark i am inferring from your question that you will be perhaps -- operators. i am inferring from your question that you would -- >> that is very good. >> that would be a major problem. not only for our current employees but retirees. the repast real retirement can years ago, the system is already upside-down 6 to 1. 6 retirees per 1 employee. if the work force were not part of the railroad retirement system, the system would perhaps not be enough to maintain the necessary payments to retirees. but under the law passed 10 years ago, there is an automatic increase in taxes on current employees up to 2.49% of the payroll and on the railroads to make sure there is enough money in there to p
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 10:00am EST
the attack, the tuesday kneesan government blocked the f.b.i. from interviewing the only detained man. the f.b.i. team has been there for five weeks, and they will not make him available. jans of 2011, the u.s. has given more than $320,000 taxpayer dollars to tunisia. i ask that all u.s. aid to tunisia be cut off because they're blocking the attempt to investigate the terrorist. why are we giving any sort of aid to a country that's proven at this time is no friend or ally to the united states? why are we not doing everything in our power to investigate the events in benghazi that killed four americans? should secretary clinton fail to cut off aid to tunisia, i will take legislative action to cut off the aid to tunisia. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the time of the gentleman has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from washington seek recognition? >> to address the house for one minute and revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. >> i rise to recognize the outstanding service of jay johnson of the department of defense in
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